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heritage foundation earlier structural. documentary. 21st. this is d w news live from berlin a bolus fried's and a leading research organization calls it truly terrifying around 1400 people have died from the disease in the democratic republic of congo now 2 people have died in neighboring uganda will vote like to kampala also coming out poland talks about building for trump after the us president tells his polish counterpart people send
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him an extra $1000.00 troops the polish president promises to buy 35 u.s. fighter jets and the football women's world cup in france germany will almost certainly reach the downtown stages of the tournament after a hard fought one nil when called for spain. i'm sorry kelly great to have you with us a leading biomedical research organization has called the outbreak of ebola in the democratic republic of congo truly frightening the u.k. based welcome trust says that the epidemic is the worst since 2016 and that it shows no signs of stopping now the world health organization is considering whether to declare the outbreak a global emergency the disease has spread to uganda where 2 people including a 5 year old boy have now died. a border can stop
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a virus but uganda nothe already is are trying 3 involucre cases have been registered in the country is the 1st known cross borders spread since an outbreak began in the neighboring democratic republic of congo last august fears are growing that this might only be the beginning of the. one outbreak in that yes it's still going on and by today we have over 2000. confirmed cases and so the probability over more cases of course and go from the d.r. a c. into uganda he's very high. in foal isn't new to uganda the country has seen 5 outbreaks of the disease since the year 2000 it has now stepped up efforts to contain the virus screening every person coming in from the eastern d r c the government is also deploying an experimental ebola vaccine for health care workers along the border we are very close. that many more people will come to
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support the response in this maybe more people will not be boxing me and so on friday we shall get it but it is showing again more. frontline hill to our cause other work unring bucks the nation for the contacts because of past successes in combating the disease uganda is widely regarded as being at the forefront of the fight against involucre but faced with the most recent cases many ugandans feel uneasy and wish their country did more to educate citizens about the virus the government does not done enough to assist those people about it because i think they're acknowledging it should have started the from the rural areas but you know when people have the symptoms they want to hide i'm in the mix with a great opportunity which now spritz their disease to to wipe out the area room service corps. haven't seen. but they sure do sure. people
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are both seem to have. it if you say you guys know i mean this we are not see you. tomorrow the world health organization is set to decide whether it be a bowl outbreak now that it has transcendent the d r c should be declared an international health emergency let's get more now flu here joined by moses a door from world vision international at the uganda national office welcome to the program and thank you for joining us if you could just walk us through the situation right now in congo and uganda. thank you this situation right now is tense in uganda because 2 cases i've been confirmed and several cases are being monitored by the health experts the government of uganda has now banned public gatherings in the district of cassis it as
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a measure to ensure that the diprivan and any kind of contacts with people would be carrying the virus. uganda has been on. that we had to for tad ness and contingency plan in place but that has now been turned into a response and that many. have now gone underground to do ministry of vs 2 to respond and what do you make of that response from the authorities in both countries on when it comes to dealing with the outbreak is there a sense that they're doing enough. well the focus has been if we look at congo for example launch has been done is fish of the focusing on case management. quite a number of cases have been identified you know 1920 cases as of last month. and they have continued to you know ensure that those cases have been
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managed although the death toll has gone beyond you know 6 of us and the cases it is. a problem in uganda there is a feeling that whereas a lot of people at nasa have been taken on by a government there is still need to continue you know sensitising the community so that people have about how the virus is transferred transmitted will walk us through that i mean why is it so difficult to control the spread of this iris. well the challenge is is that. if you look at the nature of these areas is basically transmitted through contacts and people are always you know. so many gatherings in this area and for the case of uganda
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and in the cold war particularly this is presenting a very unique situation because there are reports that are in that have indicated that because of the conflict situation in cornwall it is quite difficult for humanitarian archives to access the communities and to them create awareness and basically try as much as possible to sensitize the community so that they are aware about how they need to get again as you know contracting. moses adar joining us from camp from world vision international thank you. let's get a quick check now of some other stories making news around the world 2 oil tankers in the gulf of oman have reportedly been attacked the crews of both vessels were evacuated but at least one crewmember was slightly injured a torpedo is suspected to have hit at least one of the ships a severe cyclon that was due to hit the west coast of india has changed course and is unlikely to make landfall cycle in value was supposed to strike the state today
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with gusts of up to 180 kilometers per hour tens of thousands of people were evacuated in anticipation of the storm. algeria's former prime minister is being held in custody amid an ongoing corruption investigation a court has ordered his detention along with another foreign minister they are the most senior politicians detained since mass protests began earlier this year demanding the removal of algeria's with an elite. all its top german court has ruled that the killing of male chicks in industrial scale. actually going to go to poland now which is considering naming a military base for trump after the us president promised to deploy an additional $1000.00 troops there those troops could be relocated from germany which donald trump has criticized for not spending enough on defense truck made the announcement
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while hosting the polish president of the white house. things are looking up for the u.s. polish alliance trump welcome to guest polish president andre duda with an f. 35 fly over the poles want to purchase more than 30 of the u.s. made fighter jets a deal like that gets a reward over a fireplace shot trying to suggest that a 1000 additional troops could be relocated from germany to poland we have $52000.00 troops in germany. and germany is not living up to what they're supposed to be doing with respect to nato and poland is i have to congratulate you thank you very much poland is seeking more security from the u.s. to quell its concerns about russian activity as well as military equipment the 2 leaders signed a multi-billion dollar deal for the sale of u.s. liquefied gas to poland. for duda the international visit is also about
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national politics poland will hold parliamentary elections later this year shortly before the vote due to wants trump to make an appearance to take part in world war 2 commemorations. on the presidential just a moment mr president we all hope that you'll visit us in poland in september when we mark the anniversary of the invasion by nazi germany. trump says he'll consider the invitation for what would be his 2nd official visit to poland. hong kong's government has again delayed a bill a new bill over. making judicial extraditions to mainland china easier now protest against the bill have brought the city to a standstill so much so that the region's legislative council will remain closed for another day residents fear that the law will give china more control over the territory and erode civil liberties today authorities have been clearing away
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barricades that protesters left around government buildings this morning's calm follows a violent clashes some 70 people were injured as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets into the crowd a much smaller number of protesters have assembled in the city center today under heavy scrutiny. and interview correspondent yes well injured joins us now from hong kong so tell us what the situation is in hong kong today after those protests turned violent on wednesday i mean we do see the police standing there behind you. yes behind me is a smaller standoff a piece of people holding paper with. slogans written on it asking the police not to shoot the youngsters around the police who have a barrier between and they're standing there this is a peaceful standoff. so far we see very little direct
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confrontation the young people they are around they are regrouping they are bringing their supplies of has sent goggles water bottles to safe places and they're way too much is going to happen the police have cordoned off. the the government and parliamentary buildings have erected barriers around so pretty much everybody is waiting what happens next and the protesters themselves they say ultimately that the hong kong chief executive carried lab has sold them out to beijing what is her record on relations with china. the hong kong system makes sure that the chief executive is friendly towards business beijing is from the probate gene com that's the electoral system of the electoral college so his composition so any chief executive will have to.
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be on friendly terms with beijing if she wants to be reelected and this bill is something that the beijing government has made very clear that it wants it and it's very clear why it wants it so a lot of people from mainland china have sought refuge previously in hong kong people who were accused of corruption for example also hong kong booksellers for example have published books that were very critical of the chinese party china has abducted some of these people from hong kong they reappeared in chinese courts a clear violation of any law but don't come government has not protested against it so the suspicion that this law is supporting native with beijing at least is not something that you need a lot of time to see to come to this conclusion mathias ballinger in hong kong thank you. now at the women's world cup germany took on staying in their 2nd great
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game of group b. both sides won their opening match making the winner of the extras favorites to end up toppling the group topping excuse me charity prevailed but it was a tough battle in the rain have a look. germany without injured star midfielder jennifer were under pressure again spain who created more chances early on but shortly before the break germany applied their own pressure of the cross alexander pops had her popped out and saw it they brits was there to pick up the pieces giving germany a one goal lead after the restart germany kept up the momentum pop again with a header but this time the keeper kept home. despite spain having the lion's share of the ball they couldn't crack the germany defense a late appeal for a penalty was turned down. we are really happy to have picked up this very important 3 points it took a lot of energy and we had
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a lot of luck in the opening few minutes with the way in germany now topped the group with 6 points and are all but through. well up next a doc film about douglas 3 d.c. 3 the plane that changed the world and don't forget you can always get the latest news and information around the clock on our website that it's in and get us com you can follow us on. the for. school. or 1st continuous. doors grandma is arrives. to join the reckoning on her journey back to freedom. in our interactive documentary. an orangutan returns home on d w dot com
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